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Cool Watermelon Pops

 Cool Watermelon Pops
The kids are going to flip for the miniature chocolate chips in these picture-perfect pops. They’re almost too cute to eat (but you’ll be glad you did). —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
28 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + freezing


  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) watermelon gelatin
  • 1 envelope unsweetened watermelon cherry Kool-Aid mix
  • 2 cups refrigerated watermelon juice blend
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups prepared limeade
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons green food coloring, optional
  • 28 freezer pop molds or 28 paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop sticks


  • In a large bowl, combine the water, sugar, gelatin and Kool-Aid mix;
  • stir until sugar is dissolved. Add watermelon juice. Fill each mold
  • or cup with 3 tablespoons watermelon mixture. Freeze until almost
  • slushy, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Top molds with
  • holders. If using cups, top with foil and insert sticks through
  • foil. Freeze.
  • In a small bowl, combine limeade and food coloring if desired. If
  • using freezer molds, remove holders. If using paper cups, remove
  • foil. Pour limeade mixture over tops. Return holders or foil. Freeze
  • until firm. Yield: 28 pops.
Nutritional Facts: 1 pop equals 64 calories,

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Cool Watermelon Pops (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.